Appreciating Our Existence

Jude: We exist.  But how often do we really appreciate it?  Take the time to really look around and take stock of the vast improbability of it all?  Sure, there’s a lot to be critical of.  If I crafted existence, I’d definitely change a few things.  But I didn’t craft it, I’m just living in it, and while it’s not always my cup of tea, appreciating it makes it a little bit smoother.
In the practice we will start with body awareness, just being present to the inner feelings, what’s existing in the moment, notice how we often avoid these internal discomforts and bring a little appreciation to what’s arising.  And then expand out, cultivating gratitude and awe for the rich tapestry of existence.